Running a chicken farm requires more than just agricultural know-how. If you want to be a chicken farmer, you must also think like a business person while growing your brand. Choosing a focus, establishing a brand, raising your chickens, and building your business are all part of chicken farming. Then, as your farm grows, you'll be able to market, finance, and network to grow your business.

Who Should Enrol

  • An enterprising person ready to start and enterprise or has an enterprise and needs more information.
  • A person working on a farm and needs to be qualified so that they can work more efficiently.
  • A poultry farmer can send his staff for accredited training to upgrade his staff.

Course Design

Online Course

Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction to the South African Poultry Industry & housing
  • Module 2: Anatomy & physiology
  • Module 3: Nutrition & water
  • Module 4: Ventilation & record keeping
  • Module 5: Bio-security, vaccinations, & cleaning of houses
  • Module 6: Commercial layers
  • Module 7: Assessment

Course Highlights

  • Excellent notes to assist the development of information
  • Practical knowledge to begin an enterprise
  • Assessability to information
  • Knowledgeable lectures with an experience

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course/article candidates will be able to:

  • start a farm on their own property
  • is able to apply for work.
  • contribute to community projects in their area.


Multiple-choice questions


Accrediting Body:  AgriSETA

Accreditation Number:  AGRI/C PROV/0086/06



80% pass rate required. 

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This course is accredited with the Agriseta who assist in the control of agricultural training.